Activist artist Ai Weiwei speaks to journalists gathered outside his home in Beijing, China, Thursday. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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Once an example of smooth speed at the plate and in the field, the New York Yankees' Derek Jeter has faced doubters this year. Chris Trotman/Getty Images hide caption

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One week after blowing a lead in the Masters, golfer Rory McIlory squandered a chance to win the Maybank Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur. McIlroy finished third after holding the 36-hole lead. Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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NFL stars like Peyton Manning (left) and Tom Brady are most likely better positioned to cope with a delayed season than are players with fewer resources. The two quarterbacks are part of a group of players who filed an antitrust lawsuit against the league. Jamie Squire/Getty Images hide caption

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One of Chicago's last housing project high-rises awaits demolition last month. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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